Spanish sponsor Iris Ventures could return to market to raise a second growth equity fund at the end of next year as it approaches the closing of its debut vehicle, managing partner and founder Montse Suarez told Unquote.
Fund VI has raised half of its target so far, with the GP seeking to further prove its investment track record throughout 2023
Sponsors remain broadly optimistic despite fundraise bottlenecks and a growing number of LPs faced with tough choices on manager selection
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GP has raised EUR 150m for the vehicle against a EUR 250m target, with one third already deployed